Stamps on Natural Gas– Ireland 1978.

Stamps on Natural Gas– Ireland 1978.

Ireland issued a Stamp on Natural Gas on 18 Oct 1978.

IRELAND GAS
IRELAND 1978- NATURAL GAS
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Stamps on Old Rhine Bridge – Switzerland 2008

Stamps on Old Rhine Bridge – Switzerland  2008

Switzerland issued a stamp on Old Rhine Bridge between Germany and Switzerland on 04 Sep 2008. This is a combined road and railway bridge which was opened in 1938.

SWITZERLAND BRIDGE
SWITZERLAND 2008-OLD RHINE BRIDGE

Stamps on EXPO 2008 Zaragoza– Spain 2007

Stamps on EXPO 2008 Zaragoza– Spain 2007.

Spain issued a stamp on EXPO 2008 on 05 Jul 2007.EXPO 2008 was an InternationalExposition held in Zaragoza Spain from 14 Jun to 14 Sep 2008. 104 countries participated and approx 5,650,000 people visited the Exhibition. It was placed in a meander of the river Ebro. The theme was “Water and Sustainable Development”. The highlight was the Water Tower, River aquarium and building in the shape of a water drop.

The 0.58 euro stamp features a logo and ‘Fluvi’ Mascot. Fluvi is a little male drop of water. Qatar issued a miniature sheet on EXPO 2008.

SPAIN EXPO
SPAIN 2007- EXPO 2008- FLUVI

 

Special Stamps on Gotthard Base Tunnel– Switzerland 2016

Special Stamps on Gotthard Base Tunnel– Switzerland 2016

Switzerland issued a special pair of se-tenant stamps with a vignette to commemorate the opening of Gotthard Base Tunnel on 01 Jun 2016. The tunnel is the longest railway tunnel in the World with a length of 57 kilometres. It connects North (Erstfeld) of Switzerland to Bodio in the South.

Special Stamps– 28 million tonnes of material was removed from the mountains out of which 15 kilos of Gotthard rock went to Swiss Post. The Gotthard rock was ground into dust and then applied in this form to the 104 mm X 37 mm “Gottardo” special stamp using a particular kind of printing with special varnish.

The two stamps of 100 c each featuring the bridge show the relief of the Saint Gotthard Massif along with Alpine panorama and north and south portals. At each end of the tunnel stands an SBB locomotive, one in the colder north, depicted in blue, and the other in warmer south, depicted in yellow. The locomotive in North (Erstfeld) is an SBB Electric Locomotive Re 484 Cargo and locomotive in South (Bodio) is an SBB Re 460 Loco 2000.

SWITZERLAND MS TUNNEL
SWITZERLAND 2016- GOTTHARD BASE TUNNEL-SPECIAL STAMPS WITH ROCK DUST

 

Stamps on Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge– Germany 2007

Stamps on Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge– Germany 2007

Germany issued a stamp of 145 euro cent denomination on 09 Aug 2007 to mark the 100th  Anniversary of Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge.

The Kaise Wilhem is a road bridge of steel which is classified as a swing bridge. It was inaugurated on 25 Aug 1907 and is located in Wilhelmshaven in Lower Saxony Germany.

GERMANY FDC KAISER BRIDGE
GERMANY FDC2007-KAISER WILHELM BRIDGE

 

First Day cover is listed.

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

The National Trust for Scotland is a Scottish Conservation Organisation. It manages  130 properties and 180,000 acres of Land which includes Castles, Parks, Heritage Sites etc. Great Britain issued a set of Five stamps on 24 June 1981 to commemorate 50th Anniversary of National Trust For Scotland.

Gutter Pairs of Stamps are Listed

14p – Glenfinnan Scotland – Hamlet in the Scottish Highlands.

18p-Derwentwater England- Water Body in Lake District National Park.

20p- Stackpole Head Wales- Beaches and Coastlines.

GB GUTTER PAIR 1
GB 1981- GUTTER PAIRS -NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND -BRITISH LANDSCAPES

 

Stamps on Brooklyn Bridge New York – Germany 2006

Stamps on Brooklyn Bridge New York – Germany 2006

Germany issued a 145 euro cent stamps on Johann August Robling (1806-1869) to mark his 200th Birth Anniversary. He had designed the Brooklyn Bridge in New York which was opened on 24 May 1883.

Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan and Brooklyn over East River. It is a cable-stayed suspension hybrid bridge and its total length is 6016 ft

First Day Cover cancelled at Berlin is listed. Cancellation features Johann August Robling.

Date of Issue – 08 Jun 2006.

GERMANY FDC BROOKLYN 1
GERMANY FDC 2006- BROOKLYN BRIDGE – JOHANN ROBLING